THE SEVENTH ROUND

By the seventh round, we’re looking at about an 8% chance of seeing an NHL player. You are basically pissing in the wind, and would have to pile more…

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RE 14-15 DARYL KATZ: BOTH SIDES NOW

Daryl Katz purchased the Edmonton Oilers on July 2, 2008. The club has been…

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THE SIXTH ROUND

By the sixth round, we’re looking at about a 14% chance of seeing an NHL player….

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RE 14-15 TODD NELSON: HEJIRA

The truth is Todd Nelson is pretty damn important to the future of this hockey…

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THE FIFTH ROUND

By the fifth round, we’re looking at about a 12% chance of seeing an NHL player….

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RE 14-15 CRAIG MACTAVISH: HISSING OF SUMMER LAWNS

Charged with massive repairs due to the neglect of previous management, Craig MacTavish was aggressive in free agency and in the trade market this summer….

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TC: THE EDGE OF OPENING NIGHT

The Edmonton Oilers will ice a more experienced team on defense in 2014-15, and a stronger goaltending tandem. The team is NOT a veteran group and are…

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RE 14-15 DALLAS EAKINS: COURT AND SPARK

Dallas Eakins arrived amid much fanfare and the promise of a new tomorrow. The early promise bled out before we saw a November dawn. The death march through…

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ROCK THE CASBAH

It sounds like Marco Roy will be playing center for the Quebec Remparts in 2013-14. The young Q winger, drafted in the second-round by the Oilers in 2013,…

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RE 14-15 STU MACGREGOR: URGE FOR GOING

Stu MacGregor and his scouting staff have added several elite prospects since 2008. Some of those prospects are now NHL players and entering their prime,…

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LAY YOUR MONEY DOWN

There are few times when we get a really good chance to chuckle about life, and today we have one of them. As you’ll recall, last month’s draft…

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RE 14-15 VIKTOR FASTH: FOR FREE

We talked about Viktor Fasth three years before MacT pulled the trigger, and now he’s an Edmonton Oiler. Starter? Yes. Backup? Yes. Yes he is. Did…

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TRAINING CAMP HOPEFUL NO. 12: RICHARD BACHMAN

Richard Bachman stopped 76 of 83 shots in the NHL for Edmonton a year ago, and didn’t win any of his three games. The 27-year old from Salt Lake…

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